Definition of identity theft in English:

identity theft

Syllabification: i·den·ti·ty theft

noun

  • The fraudulent acquisition and use of a person’s private identifying information, usually for financial gain.
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    • We're seeing a huge increase in identity theft and associated financial theft.
    • Have you been the victim of identity theft or credit card fraud?
    • The mandate of the unit is telemarketing fraud, identity theft, and the Nigerian scam.

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